owner David Fireside

Suburan Decompression is owned and run by David Fireside, recognized therapist for his work by the American Massage Therapy Association and Director of Clinical Massage’ for Walgreens Corporate Campus.

After years in the business world David decided to pursue a new direction that would allow him to utlilize his undergraduate degree in Biology and Psychology and his love for working with people. As someone who has dealt with chronic pain issues himself, he knows the importance of maintaining a healthy lifestyle while also appreciating the immediate relief one can get from a massage.

David lives in Highland Park with his wife Susan and daughter Elliana. He is an avid outdoor sports enthusiast, world traveler and lover of music. In the summer you will find David and his family at all the city festivals and Ravinia.

David is a Licensed Massage Therapist from the SOMA INSTITUTE, The National School of Clinical Massage Therapy, and licensed by the State of Illinois as well as an active member of The American Massage Therapy Association. Board Certified by National Certification Board for Therapeutic Massage & Bodywork.

Suburban Decompression is proud to donate their services to The Chicago Marathon, The Avon Breast Cancer Walk and the Chicago Arthritis Walk.

David is continually furthering his education in the field allowing him to provide his clients with the most current musculoskeletal therapies out there.

David is an adjunct professor in the Biology Department of the College of Lake County and has also taught at The Soma Institute of Clinical Massage. He has been a group leader of the medical team for the Chicago Marathon for many years.